Civilian Board Diverges with Armed Services Board on Filing Appeals with Contracting Officers

Although the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (“ASBCA”) and the Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals (“PSBCA”) accepts appeals that are filed with the Contracting Officer (not the Board) within 90 days, the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (“CBCA”)...

Contractor’s Interpretation Must be Reasonable in Type 1 Differing Site Conditions Claim

The Federal Circuit recently discussed the requirements of a “differing site conditions” claim under the appropriate contract clause.  U.S Army Corps of Engineers v. John C. Grimberg, Co., Inc., No. 2019-1608 (Fed. Cir, June 9, 2020).  The question in the case was...